Travel Blogs from Merida
... seeing the beautiful plaza and lovely old churches and grand buildings. This city is modern and very welcoming to tourists.it was founded in 1542 and has an amazing history and culture with strong Mayan presence even today as many locals speak their Mayan language. Wayne was much better today but still tentative about food choices. He decided to head back to the hostel and I explored more of the centre area finding the local mercado (market) and wandered about ...
... began to tell me that Tania hadn't always been so kind and calm, that she has issues with her husband and her children. Tania had decided to move her 3 children from California - where her husband stayed - back to Merida. Her husband is supposed to send her money, but Dona Angelita ensured me that doesn't happen too often. She then explained how difficult life was for Tania and her children - a son and two daughters. In the US, Tania was a maid. In Merida, Tania ...
... when to kiss her cheek or take over a task. Dona Angelita/mama is definitely worthy; she is so nice and wise and fun, and this is right after getting out of the hospital. Later that afternoon, I walked around the neighborhood with friends until we found a cafe, where I drank my first coffee since the hotel. (I'm trying to "parar el beber de cafe cada manana" because my host family doesn't drink it...we will ...
· The teacher’s union is so powerful that they negotiated the right for teachers to **************s over to their children or relatives regardless whether they’re trained as a teacher or not!
We visited an old Hacienda called Yaxcopoil which was quite beautiful and very photogenic. The place was for sale and a renovators delight, but had plenty of charm.
In Merida we ...
... I get brought a cup of delicious coffee in bed in the morning and there are a million hammocks to chill out in… It appears that this trip isn’t really about seeing the Yucatan Peninsula; it’s more about finding the best houses to stay in in Mexico ;-)
However, there is a carnival on in Merida at the moment so hopefully we will head into town on Tuesday to soak up a bit of the ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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